EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Join us as experts on the journey of aging, providing services tailored to the individual to promote independence and stability.

Our employees are rewarded and recognized through:

  • competitive compensation
  • employer-paid (employee only) medical, dental, and vision health insurance
  • employer-paid life, AD&D, and short term disability insurance
  • vacation, sick, and personal paid time off
  • 12-paid Holidays
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • health savings and flexible spending accounts
  • flexible work schedules
  • career development and continuing education
  • 403(b) plan with discretionary 5% employer match
  • milestone anniversary bonuses
  • new hire referral bonuses
  • quarterly employee retreats
  • recognition programs
  • wellness initiatives
  • monthly bring your dog to work day

We seek experienced professionals with reliable transportation, valid Texas Driver’s License, auto insurance; and, are able to pass criminal history background, motor vehicle driving record, and extensive reference checks. Applicants who share our core values of integrity, stewardship, collaboration, compassion, excellence, passion, and commitment are invited to send resumes and compensation expectations to Human Resources at hr@familyeldercare.org.


Case Managers, Money Management

Updated: May 2020
Job Summary:
Our Money Management Case Managers provide representative payee and/or bill payer services to ensure financial and housing stability.  This includes case management across the continuum of services, financial resources, and referrals to collaborative agencies.
Minimum Requirements: 
  • Associate’s Degree in social work, human services, or related field; or equivalent combination of education and professional case management experience
  • Two (2) years’ case management experience working with special needs populations: adults with disabilities, Veterans, Seniors, individuals experiencing homelessness
  • Knowledge of community services, resources, entitlements, and how to access them
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office 365 software applications, database management (Apricot a plus), Outlook email, calendaring, and Teams features, VPN
  • Ability to pass financial screening
Licenses and/or Certifications:
  • CPR, First Aid, Crisis Prevention Intervention Certifications a plus!

 

Care Manager, Guardianship (Travis County Program Expansion)

Updated: May 2020
Job Summary:

The Guardianship Care Manager is a dynamic opportunity to act as medical, financial, and legal decision-maker for vulnerable individuals in our community. Responsible for developing, assessing, facilitating, and monitoring all components of assigned caseload, the Care Manager supports incapacitated adults receiving Guardianship services. This role is unique in its requirements and rewards. Strong interpersonal skills, adaptability, and decisiveness are key to success as a Guardianship Care Manager.

Essential Responsibilities:
  • Complete intake paperwork on eligible clients, including assessment with medical and cognitive impressions with assessment of indicators of abuse, neglect and exploitation
  • Establish and maintain client charts and electronic records
  • Establish, monitor, and revise client care plans
  • Make appropriate referrals for services needed to support client
  • Conduct monthly monitoring visits in the home, day habilitation or medical settings
  • Provide guardianship services with continuing assessment of wards to ensure that our wards live in a safe environment, enjoying an optimal quality of life
  • Work in collaboration with estate services in the establishment of budgets, bank accounts, and other services required to manage finances and provide for basic needs
  • Participate in on-call rotation
  • Supervise volunteers in establishing and maintaining a supportive relationship with ward, and effective monitoring and advocacy
Minimum Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Services or related field
  • 2 years of experience in direct client services, case management, and utilizing resources for adults who are elderly, disabled, or victims of abuse, neglect, or exploitation
  • Experience working under pressure while maintaining a positive attitude, providing exemplary customer service, and meeting deadlines
  • Ability to work independently, effectively respond to changing priorities, and complete assignments
  • Proficient in Microsoft office software applications and Outlook
  • Clear multi-state criminal background and motor vehicle driving record
  • Ability to obtain Texas Guardian Certification within 2 years of hire
Licenses and/or Certifications:
  • Texas Certified Guardian or ability to obtain within 12 months’ hire

Care Attendants – In-Home Care

Updated: May 2020
Job Summary:

Care Attendants work part and full time schedules and are responsible for providing personal care, assisted daily living?support, and/or transportation services to assigned client(s) in our In-Home Care Program.

Essential Responsibilities:
  • Initiate conversation and activities with clients
  • Prepare meals, serve client, assist with feeding, and clean up
  • Remind client to take medications and monitor client as they take medication
  • Perform light housekeeping
  • Wash, fold, and put away laundry; iron as needed
  • Change bed linens
  • Provide bathing and grooming support
  • Assist client with toileting and personal hygiene care
  • Assist client with dressing
  • Assist client with transferring from one location to another
  • May supervise exercises prescribed by a therapist or doctor.
  • Transport clients and/or run errands as designated
  • Complete new employee orientation,?job-specific training, and consistently demonstrate required competence
  • Perform special projects as assigned.
Minimum Requirements:
  • High School Diploma
  • One year of experience caring for aging and/or disabled adults in a residential long term care setting
  • Experience delivering exceptional service to teammates/clients/customers
  • Reliable transportation, valid Texas Driver’s License, and auto insurance (if transporting clients)
  • Basic skills in MS software applications and electronic timekeeping payroll systems
  • Bilingual in Spanish a plus

Mental Health Counselor, LCSW — Part-Time

Updated: May 2020
Job Summary:

The Mental Health Counselor, LCSW provides in-home counseling services to aging and disabled adults.

Essential Responsibilities:
  • Conduct comprehensive assessments to assist older adults and disabled individuals in attaining their maximum functional potential
  • Plan and assess treatment in accordance with professional standards
  • Document relevant facts, findings, and observations about a client’s past and present illnesses, examinations, tests, treatments, and outcomes
  • Maintain client files to include an assessment, impression, diagnosis, and plan of care
  • Provide community education and outreach developed for specific audience
  • Develop new referral sources and maintain positive, professional relationships with established referral sources
  • Complete data gathering, reporting, and program evaluation activities
  • Perform special project as assigned
Minimum Requirements:
  • Masters Degree in Social Work
  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) in the State of Texas.
  • Advanced skills in mental health and functional assessment, clinical treatments and interventions, and evidenced based practices addressing needs of aging adults and caregivers
  • 2-5 years’ counseling experience with aging and disabled adults
  • Non-profit community services industry experience a plus
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office software applications
  • Bilingual in Spanish a plus

Program Coordinator, Intergenerational Project (10 hours/week)

Updated: May 2020
Job Summary:
Our Program Coordinator will oversee a 2-year intergenerational grant project between Family Eldercare and LifeWorks.  The first year of this grant will be focused on project design with implementation in year two.  Ideal candidates may be a graduate student, retiree, or professional interested in making a meaningful contribution to our community.
Minimum Requirements: 
  • Student applicants with a Bachelor’s in Psychology, Human Development & Family Sciences, Sociology, Social work, or related field and must be enrolled in a graduate program
  • Non-student applicants must have 4 years of demonstrated ability in human services/public service/or team leadership; supervising projects/programs; developing policies and procedures; supervising teams
  • Experience with older adults and youth/social services background preferred
  • Ability to communicate well with multiple generations, e.g., older adults, teens, young adults, and foster relationships amongst them
  • Ability to manage project and supervise Design Thinking intern and advisory group members
  • Strong organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills
  • Ability to be adaptable and flexible as required when piloting a project or starting a new initiative
  • Demonstrated ability to work well with a culturally diverse group of people
  • Ability to work independently and as a team member, organize work efficiently, and prioritize response to needs of the program with moderate supervision
  • Knowledgeable about intergenerational program models preferred
  • Bilingual in Spanish preferred

AmeriCorps VISTA – OneStar

Program Start/End Date:  04.13.2020 – 04.12.2021 

The Money Management Program offers services for older adults and adults with disabilities that transitions them from homelessness into stable housing and supports them to meet their basic living needs. Evidence suggests that people born between 1954-1963 have had an elevated risk of homelessness throughout their lifetime & now they make up a disproportionate part of the homeless population. The project will immerse the VISTA in research and solutions, and their activities will improve our ability to transition people out of homelessness, enroll people in public benefits, and ultimately serve more people. We serve the most vulnerable people in the community, so we are looking for members ready to face difficult conditions with commitment and fortitude. In return the member will receive close mentorship, you will position yourself for a career or an education, and in the end, you will have the satisfaction of empowering people to improve their lives.
Member Duties:

  • Work closely with program leadership and social workers to build infrastructure, develop curriculum, and improve data systems and processes. These activities will culminate in strengthened community engagement and improved service delivery for older adults and adults with disabilities at-risk or experiencing homelessness.
  • Engage with the target population and attend community meetings to understand the local context of social services.
  • Identify improvements for client assessment tools and program procedures as well as present research findings to Eldercare staff to help better support current and future programming.
  • Develop new surveys and data measures that are specific to homelessness, so that we can more accurately reflect the needs of this population and the outcomes of services
Program Benefits : Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Health Coverage ,  Living Allowance ,  Training ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Relocation Allowance.
Apply:  https://my.americorps.gov/mp/listing/viewListing.do?id=88638&fromSearch=true